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Definition of Shop

Shop

  1. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; -- generally in deprecation.
  2. A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop;
  3. any of the various places of business which are commonly called offices, as of a lawyer, doctor, broker, etc.
  4. Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc.
  5. imp. of Shape. Shaped.
  6. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
  7. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
  8. To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.

Shop Quotations

I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.
Terry Pratchett

A typical Seville shop reaches far along the street front, with many open doors, and a counter running the full length. Here ladies sit in pairs and groups, never singly, to cheapen fans and mantillas, while the smiling salesmen, cigarette in hand, shrug and gesticulate and give back banter for banter as gayly as if it were all a holiday frolic.
Katharine Lee Bates

Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.
Camille Paglia

I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
Steven Wright

My room is like an antique shop, full of junk, and weird stuff. There's a big sword in there. And a taxidermy bird, and a couple of birdcages. And a lot of newspaper cuttings. I used to have a weird thing about cutting out morbid headlines from newspapers, and collecting them. I was fascinated with drowning, which is kind of strange.
Florence Welch
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Shop Translations

shop in Afrikaans is winkel
shop in Danish is butik
shop in Dutch is zaak, winkel
shop in French is magasin, boutique
shop in Italian is impresa
shop in Norwegian is forretning, butikk
shop in Portuguese is loja
shop in Spanish is tienda, quehacer, ir de compras
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